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University of Central Florida Patrick Cucci Wrestling Collection

Identifier: UA23D

Scope and Contents

Series I: Chronological Files, 1983-1986 contains photographs, news clippings, programs and correspondence, documenting the achivements of the UCF wrestling team.

Series II: Memorabilia, 1984-1985 contains a Wrestling Knights polo shirt and a plaque with a photograph of the 1984-1985 wrestling team.


  • Created: 1983-1986



The entire collection is open for research.

Copyright Statement

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. Permission to publish, quote or reproduce must be secured from the repository and the copyright holder.

Biographical or Historical Information

Patrick Cucci was born in Illinois. He moved to Florida at an early age and lettered at Southeast High School in Bradenton in baseball, football, and wrestling. Cucci was all-county and all-conference linebacker in football, and state champion in wrestling his senior year. He graduated from Appalachian State Universiy as a physical education major. While attending the university he was on their wrestling team and was the southern conference champion at 150 pounds in 1980. When he graduated he came to Florida to coach the UCF wrestling team.


1 Box, (0.4 Linear Feet)


Patrick Cucci, was a UCF wrestling coach in the 1980s. His collection of memorabilia, news clippings, and correspondence documents the team's history during that period.

Arrangement Note

This collection is arranged in two series by type of document.

Method of Acquisition

Patrick Cucci gifted these materials to the University of Central Florida Libraries, Special Collection and University Archives in 2006 (CFU2006_35).

Accruals and Additions

Collection Identifier: CFU2006_35

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Processing Information

Collection processed by and finding aid prepared by Wellington Sturrup in 2008. Paper materials were removed from plastic sleeves and placed in pH neutral folders. The plaque was wrapped in pH neutral paper. Everything was housed in a pH neutral box. The finding aid was updated for consistency among all collections by Mary Rubin in 2012, resulting in edition 2. The finding aid was placed into Archon, with adjustments made for Archon and resulting in edition 3, by Mary Rubin in 2015. The acquisition method field and the subjects were updated by Kryslynn Collazo in 2018, resulting in edition 4.
University of Central Florida Patrick Cucci Wrestling Collection
Wellington Sturrup
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Repository Details

Part of the UCF University Archives Repository

Special Collections & University Archives
University of Central Florida Libraries
P.O. Box 162666
Orlando Florida 32816-2666 US
(407) 823-2576